Were you dismissed without severance pay?
Hurry up! You only have 3 weeks...

A dismissal from a permanent employment relationship is often unlawful. However, you only have three weeks to file a lawsuit against it. The team around lawyer Dr. Daniel Halmer has your dismissal checked by contract lawyers and, if necessary, demands a severance payment. Without cost risk. Simple. Online.

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Fill in the dismissal details

Based on your information, the experts at mehrabfindung.de check the effectiveness of your termination. Notices of dismissals often contain errors that can be challenged.


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You commission mehrabfindung.de with involvement and financing of a contract lawyer. The lawyer is contacting your employer. If your employer doesn't give in, the contract attorney will bring an action against the termination on your behalf and at our expense.


Receive severance payment

As a rule, employers give in to incorrect notices of dismissal and you receive a severance payment.

How much does our service cost?

Our mehrabfindung.de promise: You only pay something if we were successful for you, i.e. you will receive a severance payment. In this case we will receive a contingency fee of one-third of the (incl. VAT) of the (gross) settlement. If no severance payment is achieved, you will not incur any costs. You can also request our fee from tax (to be clarified with your tax office).

What you should know about severance pay after dismissal

  • There is no statutory entitlement to a severance payment
  • Employees can negotiate severance pay with the help of an action for dismissal protection
  • Quick action is important, employees only have 3 weeks after dismissal to appeal the dismissal in court

What is a severance payment?

The severance payment will be a one-off payment made by the employer to the employee. It is often paid if the employer cancels the employment contract. It provides compensation for the the loss of the job.

Are employees entitled to severance pay?

There is no legal entitlement to a Severance pay in labor law. However, there are situations in which which employees can still demand severance pay for, for example, if a severance payment is specified in the employment contract or in the the company's social plan has been agreed. Employers and employees can also be the payment of a severance payment at the end of the employment contract. in a termination agreement or settlement agreement.

Severance pay for wrongful termination

Employers often also pay severance pay if the dismissal is ineffective or socially unjustified. Here, the employee can contest the dismissal and file an action for protection against dismissal. Such a process before the labour court is time-consuming and costly for employers. The procedure involves the risk for the employer that the termination of the employment contract is declared invalid and the employee is entitled to subsequent payment of the salary and reinstatement. In most cases, employers will agree to severance pay in order to avoid or quickly terminate an unfair dismissal action.

What's the settlement amount?

The amount of the severance payment is also not regulated by law, but depends on the negotiating skills of both parties. Usually, a half or a full gross monthly salary is paid per year of employment.

How does mehrabfindung.de help to enforce a severance payment for you?

Your cancellation will first be checked on the basis of your details. If there are any indications of ineffectiveness and lack of social justification, we will confirm the assignment to engage and finance a contract lawyer. The Contract attorney contacts your employer and negotiates a settlement for you. If the employer does not comply, an action for dismissal protection will be filed. As a rule, employers are then persuaded to pay a severance payment. Our promise applies: You only pay something if we have been successful for you and you receive a severance payment.

Acting fast is important!

After receiving the notice of dismissal, you only have a few days to negotiate the severance payment. Therefore, have your notice of dismissal checked immediately.

Prerequisites for a Success of the settlement negotiation

After receiving the notice of dismissal, you only have a few days to negotiate the severance payment. Therefore, have your notice of dismissal checked immediately.

Do you have any further questions?

We are happy to answer all your questions and look forward to hear from you.

How to contact us:

Telefon: 030 54908217

Email: info@mehrabfindung.de

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